Category Archives: Sunday is Coming!

A brief reflection on the coming Sunday’s scripture reading written by the 2 Bald Pastors.

Sunday is coming! “Endure” Luke 21:5-19

“By your endurance you will gain your souls.” (Luke 21:19) For those living in Jerusalem in the year 70 C.E. – the unthinkable happened as Rome responded to insurrection by sacking the city, enacting horror and brutality among the population … Continue reading

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Sunday is coming! “What tree are you stuck in?” Luke 19:1-10

“Today salvation has come to this house.” (Luke 19:9) Zacchaeus is a familiar character because of the old Sunday School song many of us learned as children. But it is not his “wee-little” stature that matters – it is the … Continue reading

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Sunday is Coming! “The Pharisee & the Tax-Collector: a matter of perspective” Luke 18:9-14

“(Jesus) also told this parable to those who trusted in themselves that they were righteous and regarded others with contempt.“Luke 18:9) With a first read or view of this parable we can see the contrast between the Pharisee and the … Continue reading

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Sunday is coming! “Pray and Persist” Luke 18:1-8

“Then Jesus told them a parable about their need to pray always and not to lose heart.” (Luke 18:1) Unlike a lot of Jesus’ parables that are purposefully open-ended; Luke tells us the meaning of the story Jesus tells as … Continue reading

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Sunday is coming! “The 9 and the 1” Luke 17:11-19

“Get up and go on your way, your faith has made you well.” (Luke 17:19) At a first glance this appears to be a straight forward little story. Jesus heals ten lepers; one of them returns to praise God and … Continue reading

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Sunday is coming! “Seeing and Digging” Luke 17:1-10

“We are worthless slaves; we have done only what we ought to have done.” (Luke 17:10) The apostles (sent ones) have what appears to be a justifiable demand “increase our faith!” (Luke 17:5). Jesus shares what he excepts of them: … Continue reading

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Sunday is Coming! “The Great Reversal – the Rich Man & Lazarus” Luke 16:19-31

“There was a rich man who was dressed in purple and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously every day. And at his gate lay a poor man named Lazarus, covered in sores.” (Luke 16:19-20) Jesus tells an apocalyptic story of … Continue reading

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